amazing things to do new years
Voodoo Las Vegas
. Las Vegas is full of bright lights, so what better way to enjoy the New Years Eve fireworks than by watching them from a rooftop club? Get ready to experience absolute VIP treatment, spectacular views and plenty of champagne, chocolates and party favours, relax on the balcony with your drink of choice and survey Sin City in all its opulent glory.
Bounce Shoreditch London
. This will be Bounce in Shoreditchs first ever new years party so its set to be a good one. The theme is glow with one of the elaborate UV installations in London (and there are a lot of installations) you wont be able to sit still. Expect to play ping pong well into the wee hours on the morning and a certain liquid prize for best fancy dress.
Kensington Roof Gardens London
. The Roof Gardens invite you to celebrate the start of 2016 prohibiton style. Think 1920a glamour, flappers and gangsters. Join Jamie Ings on the decks and sax player Richie Garrison while looking forward to 2am breakfast canapes, a winterthemed BBQ buffet and fireworks. Come wearing black tie, or go fancy dress, its up to you.
Sushi Samba London
. If youre inspired by Rio but cant afford the travel costs, head to SushiSamba, on the 39th floor of Heron Tower, as they are throwing a spectacular Rveillon of its own. Wear white if you want to do it in real Rio style, and rock up ready to party at this awakening of a new year there will be DJs, samba dancers, drummers and carnivalesque celebrations as well as the greatest views across the city of everyone elses fireworks.
Chibuku Shake Shake Liverpool
. Who best to celebrate New Year with than Rudimental, Black Butter talents NVOY and Redlight? Expect to pay up to
The Shard London
. Towering over London with spectacular views stretching across 40 miles, come celebrate New Years Eve in the highest viewing point in Western Europe The View is situated on Levels 68, 69 and 72, with fine restaurants and champagne waiting for you on the floors below. What better way to see the fireworks? Book now to avoid disappointment.
Royal York Hotel York
. The newly refurbished Royal York Hotel is putting on quite the show to reign in 2016. Located in the centre of town, you will be greeted greeted with a canape and champagne reception, while being invited through to a five course banquet, followed by Scottish dancing and a surprise live band.
Allendale Ceremony Northumberland
. If youre looking for something a little more traditional this New Years Eve, then celebrate in Allendale village with a drink at a cosy country pub by a log fire before heading out into the street for the famous
Somerset House London
. A serene and beautiful way to welcome 2015, skate along with friends and family to the beats of DJ Bad Zuke at Londons most spectacular ice rink. Enjoy champagne at midnight and have exclusive access to the River Terrace for a view of the Mayors Fireworks on the Thames. Kick back and relax with some mulled wine or hot chocolate for the kids at this stunning location while the world waits for midnight to chime.
The Warehouse Factory Manchester
. As ever, Manchesters biggest underground party collective are back with their end of year special from their Store Street home. If theres one thing you can expect its an all nighter of hard dancing, big tunes and some of the best and biggest DJs around coming to take to the decks of this legendary venue. The lineup is yet to be released so stay tuned for a full list of whose playing this New Years Eve.
. If you dont have any parties booked and you dont fancy dressing up in your finery, then you can always head on down to one of the most spectacular fireworks displays in Europe trust us, its a lot better in real life than on the telly Join the crowds at Southbank and marvel at the spinning sensation that is the London Eye as it is lit up by thousands of incredible fireworks which seem to get bigger and better every year.
Royal Armouries Museum Leeds
. If celebrating New Years Eve with masked stilt walkers, chocolate fountains and champagne sounds like your idea of fun, The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is offering just that. A delicious 3 course banquet will be on offer as well as a resident DJ to really get the party started. The Fabulous Bogus Brothers will then take the stage and count you in to celebrate 2016 with a bang.
. By day, the Troxy is a stylish and contemporary Art Deco venue. By night, it can be transformed into a vast and vibrant location where revellers can gather in monumental celebration. This New Years Eve the circus is back in town. For the first time ever, Cirque Du Soul will makes its way to the stage. With an estimated 3,000 Circus revellers joining the party to say goodbye to 2015 and welcome in 2016 in style with a collection of colour, magic a
Three NYE Festival Dublin
. Hop across to Dublin for a wild night of street festivals, concerts and the procession of light. This year, catch The Coronas headline alongside Fatboy Slim, Kila, and Ryan Sheridan, whilst sampling the delicious artisian food at Dublin Castles NYF Food Village while the cities landscapes come alive with 3D adminations at the Luminosity events.
. The Edinburgh Hogmany is not just one party, but a full blown event of concerts, street parties and even a torchlight procession Get involved in a traditional ceilidh or revel with 80,000 others at an allnight street party before making your way towards those midnight fireworks the choice is yours With garden concerts, a more solemn candlelit concert and Viking processions, the only question left to ask is how will you fit them all in.
The Bo Nanafana Social Club Norwich
. A New Years Eve party with a difference, Hogmanayweyhey promises acts and entertainment from another dimension as you enter The Twilight Zone, with rockin blues, surprise cabaret and a midnight cosmic countdown to round it all off. With tons of secrets and surprises in store, theres plenty to look forward to with a free prize draw and even a free and easy dance class Book your tickets quickly to avoid disappointment.
The MV Wyndham London
. Witness the incredible fireworks at the London Eye and Westminster from the comfort of a luxury cruise on the Thames. With five hours of nonstop partying, a seasonal buffet and allinclusive wine, beer and soft drinks, everything you need is right here. Complimentary champagne awaits you both on arrival and at midnight, and youll also gain exclusive VIP access to the Opal nightclub after the cruise.
Frog and Bucket Manchester
. Laugh your way into 2016 at the comedy night hosted by the Frog in Manchester with allegedly the best New Years Eve party in the North West With three top of the line headline acts and one fantastic local, youre sure to leave with your sides splitting With live chimes from Big Ben, huge confetti cannons and a singalong with the DJ, its a night you dont want to miss.
. This NYE head on down to the o2 Academy Birmingham to see the magnificent Chocolate Factory a magical wonderland full of sweets, treats and candy to indulge in. Add in the mix a chocolate fountain and Charlie Buckets of production. The sweetest way to kick off 2016 Now all you need is a golden ticket.
Fancy Dress Carnival Newquay
. More fancy dress coming your way with this great carnival as the whole town dresses up and cavorts into the centre youll think its Halloween all over again A muchloved Newquay tradition, residents and visitors of all ages are encouraged to wear fancy dress and outrageous costumes through town for celebrations, ending up at Central Square for the countdown to midnight.
Duck and Waffle London
. Located on the 40th floor of Heron Tower (Londons second tallest skyscraper) view the fireworks in style from the comfort of your own table while enjoying Duck and Waffles own unique blend of European and British influences while promising a Rock
OXO Tower London
. Shimmering on the banks of the Thames, go back in time to what New Years celebrations were all about with a Venetian Masquerade blacktie ball at the OXO Tower. Decadent, opulent and above all, mysterious, think beautiful dresses and high drama to get you into the spirit. With a fabulous four course dinner menu available, you certainly wont be disappointed.
Comercio Square Lisbon
. Comercio Square the biggest square in Portugal will be a favourite place for welcoming New Years Eve 2016. Thousands of revellers pour into the area in time to enjoy the spectacular NYE firework displays at midnight. The square bring to you exceptional views of the river, together with sparkling lights when the fireworks light up the skylines and reflect on the Tagus River water.
Sydney Harbour Fireworks Australia
. The fireworks display at Sydney Harbour with Sydney Opera House as a backdrop is known all over the world. Why not experience the magic for yourself aerial acrobatics, Aboriginal displays and the Harbour of Light Parade as well as many more events leading up to the spectacular fireworks themselves? Experience the warmth of the Australian sun as you ring in the New Year and start off 2015 on the southern hemisphere.
Moon Shadow Malibu CA
. Few places in the world scream
Time Square New York NY
. Times Square is synonymous with New York glamour and intrigue, and now you can be part of the experience by taking a trip to Times Square for the New Years Eve Ball Drop. Watch the ball drop as 2016 becomes official and grab a glass of the balls official champagne, Moet & Chandon. You might even catch a glimpse of yourself on TV Then get ready to cavort into the night as the city of New York begins a whole new year.
BrandenBurger Tor Berlin
. The imposing BrandenBurger Gate is historic and unique, and one of the best locations in world to say goodbye to one year and hello to a new one. With over 1 million people huddled together to ring in 2016, youll find a whole host of stages, music, bars and plenty of excited people. Get ready to feel connected to all of humanity with the giant public countdown to a new year which will be broadcast around the world.
Town Hall Square Copenhagen
. Copenhagen is buzzing on New Years Eve, with thousands of revellers out and about the town centre. At 12pm, its traditional for people to gather on the Town Hall Square, at the heart of Copenhagen, to hear the clock tower chime in the New Year. Another popular gathering spot is the bridge across the lakes to N
Freedom Monument Riga
. The cheeky Balkan, Riga has an air of mischievousness about it, that is only heightened by its superb (albeit slightly creepy) gothic architecture that adorns over 750 buildings down the main boulevards. Regal Riga and the beating heart of Old Town is the perfect place for an aimless wander and to enjoy the incredible fireworks display. Head towards the Freedom Monument and immerse yourself in a carnival of incredible noise and colour.
River Cruise Budapest
. A stunning city of faded grandeur, enlivened with a spirit of entrepreneurialism, Budapest, is and will forever be the jewel of the Danube. Stroll the riverbanks and soak in the peculiarity of modern architecture, sitting beside elegant opera houses and blocky socialist buildings. Yes, Budapest can be enjoyed and admired by anyone, but for a truly unique experience, why not take a river cruise, watch the fireworks and welcome in the
Hlavne Namestie Bratislava
. Slovakias capital enjoys and envious position overlooking some of the most spectacular scenery in Europe. Snow peaked mountains sit in the background, while a carpet of green trees unfurls in front. Why not visit the xmas markets in either of the two squares Hlavn n
Real Casa de Correos Madrid
. For a night of memorable frivolity, youll be hard pushed to find a more stunning city than Madrid. Take to the city centres streets around the Real Casa de Correos and dance through until the early hours. Watch in anticipation as Madrids golden ball drops during the final countdown welcoming in the New Year with oh such Spanish style and panache Alternatively, hit the bars and clubs on a Sandemans New Years Eve pub crawl, the choice is yours.
Vabaduse Valjak Tallinn
. A bit if a tongue twister well admit BUT, the capital of Estonia, Tallinn has for too long been overlooked in favour of more glamourous named cities, but no more. This sprightly capital, with its chocolate box market stalls, buzzing nightlife and up and coming restaurant scene is beginning to make waves. Combine this with disgusting affordability and NYE in Tallinn should be on everyones to do list. Head towards Vabaduse Valjak for spectacular vi
Wenceslas Square Prague
. Oh Prague, what new and exciting superlatives can be conjured up about this already remarkable city? Untouched by the devastation of World War II, the Czech capital becomes a place of wonderment over New Years. Locals like to mingle in the centre, so head to Wenceslas Square and soak up some of that Czech hospitality and maybe a beer or few. Alternatively, hit the cocktail scene and sample a sumptuous array of flavours and concoctions at Alibi.
Moulin Rouge Paris
. The Moulin Rouge has long been a location filled with decadence and mystery, and what better night to take in a show and celebrate than New Years Eve? Raise a glass on the stroke of midnight with a Gala Dinner and Cristal Roederer Champagne at the Moulin Rouge, followed by a special viewing of the famous show a Parisian cabaret with 100 artists and 60 legendary Doriss Girls.
Tollwood Festival Munich
. Beautiful Munich has much to offer for the New Years Eve countdown, and the celebration in Tollwood is no exception. The festivities begin well before midnight with stage acts, music and food, and culminate in the wonderful Midnight Waltz, a traditional highlight Ring in the New Year at midnight with thousands of people at the edge of Bavaria, and stock up on mulled wine to keep out the cold.
Victoria Harbour Fireworks Hong Kong
. A city of spectacular skyscrapers and bustling life, its no surprise that Hong Kong offers both locals and visitors one of the most incredible New Years Eve experiences in the world. The fireworks themselves are perhaps best viewed from a boat on Victoria harbour as they are reflected in the glass towers that stand on the island. Enjoy a fantastic cruise with food and drinks before the display, or head into Hong Kong centre to enjoy a luxurious d
Anjuna Beach Party Goa
. The gorgeous Indian state of Goa perhaps best celebrates New Years Eve on the beautiful Anjuna Beach. With a cocktail in hand, get ready to see the sun go down and indulge in some revelry with the best of them as India gets ready to say goodbye to 2014 and welcome in a prosperous and pleasant 2015 for one and all. With plenty of hotels and resorts near the seafront, you can be assured of a fabulous party on the beach.
Louis Restaurant Dubai
. Extravagant, aweinspiring and massive the incredible Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building is home to the luxurious Louis Restaurant, the perfect place to sip champagne and enjoy fine dining while Dubai explodes in colourful fireworks below you. Raise a glass to the New Year in style and get ready to experience breathtaking views like no other.
Northern Lights Iceland
. What better way to drink in the vastness of time and space than by watching it come to life through the spectacular Aurora Borealis surely much more magnificent than any firework show conceivable Set out on a boat and raise a glass to the heavens to celebrate the New Year in what is simply the most magical way possible. Youre sure to feel both insignificant and extremely precious all at the same time as you watch the night sky transform all arou
Copacabana Beach Brazil
. Youll want to break into a chorus of Copacabana rather than sing a round of Auld Lang Syne after partying hard on this world famous beach Millions of revellers will celebrate under the watchful eyes of Christ the Redeemer in this, one of the worlds most famous places to party. Grab a cocktail and get ready to party on with performers, tourists, local Brazilians and street parties that take over this part of town. When the fireworks begin, youll n
Race the Clock Barcelona
. Get ready to race the clock when you take part in the Spanish New Years Eve tradition of Nochevieja, where people eat twelve grapes at the stroke of midnight one for each time the bell chimes. If you can eat your grapes back in time, expect a year of good fortune. If not, at least you will have made a few of your friends laugh Once youre finished making a fool of yourself, enjoy an incredible fireworks display at the Plaza de Catalunya to kick o
Siloso Beach Party Singapore
. Tucked away in the heart of Asia, stunning Singapore is the epitome of luxury. Enjoy a New Years Eve bash like no other at Siloso Beach, with 12 hours of nonstop partying, eating and drinking, interrupted only by the countdown to 2015. Definitely dont wear your best clothes as Siloso is best known for its colourful celebrations prepare to be splashed with plenty of washable colour.
Party Boat Prague
. Prague is a popular destination to experience over New Year with some of the best spots to watch fireworks in Europe. To avoid crowds head to the top decks of the river cruises, or around Charles Bridge, or higher up in the Lesser Town, by Prague Castle or on Petrin Hill.
Federation Square Melbourne
. If youre hoping to be in the heart of Melbourne for your New Years Eve celebration, then get yourself to Federation Square to take in the host of jazz tunes, African drums, DJs and dancers. Let your hips swing to your favourite party tracks as youre surrounded by thousands of others waiting to ring in 2016 with a remarkable fireworks display. Its Melbournes biggest party of the year.
. Tokyo knows how to put on a party, and New Years Eve at the ageHa nightclub is one youll never forget. Cram in with 5000 others at Tokyos biggest club as the world counts down to 2016. With baby bottles of Moet & Chandon and reserve seating, this promises to be an elegant affair that delivers on style and substance. If you dont fancy reserve seating, you can always get down and boogie with your champagne glass in hand, and get ready to stare in a
Love Land 2015 Festival Amsterdam
. The Loveland Festival is one of the Netherlands biggest dance festivals, and its Loveland New Year edition at Mediahaven is set to be equally largerthanlife. Listen to the sounds of Speedy J, Agoria, Scuba and Noir Gregor Tresher to name a few, with their effortless blend of house and electronic. The last ticket release is already upon us, so get in there fast.